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Scarlet Surprise apple trees

(Bill's Redflesh)
Malus domestica
Scarlet Surprise is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Picking season: Early
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 1

Scarlet Surprise is an early-season red-fleshed apple. The apples will keep for a week or so, and have a fresh sharp flavour.

Scarlet Surprise apple blossom is a very attractive pink colour.

This is a true red-flesh apple - not only is the flesh pink / red, but the red pigmentation is found in the blossom, leaves, and wood of the tree.

Bio / Organic  fruit trees

Scarlet Surprise organic apple trees for sale

  • 1Maidentree on M9 rootstock23.25€
    Small tree (1.5m-2.5m after 10 years) Bare-root
  • 2Maidentree on MM111 rootstock23.25€
    Large tree (3m-5m after 10 years) Bare-root
Delivery countries
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • France
  • Germany
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Slovakia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
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Growing and Training

Scarlet Surprise is one of the easier pink-fleshed apple varieties, with generally strong growth and less prone to disease than others, and a reliable annual cropper.

Scarlet Surprise characteristics

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group1
  • Disease resistanceAverage
  • Picking seasonEarly
  • Season of use1 week
  • Food usesEating freshCulinary
  • Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
  • Country of originUnited States
  • Flesh colourPink / Red
  • Fruit colourRed